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New Perspectives on the Country House Lecture Series

Posted on: 29.04.22

SHBT is offering a short series of lectures with a slightly different take on the country house in Scotland.

Custom House Wedding Ceremony in the Gallery

Win a Wedding ceremony

Posted on: 17.02.22

We know how hard the last few years have been, and that there are so many couples out there who are thinking ‘let’s just get married!’ – so if you are looking for a wedding ceremony in 2022, then we have a great opportunity for you.

Knockando Cottage Restored

Our Commitment to the Climate Emergency

Posted on: 06.11.21

The Scottish Historic Buildings Trust (SHBT) recognise the current climate emergency and are committed to doing what we can to play our part in mitigating the effects of Climate Change.

The Tron Kirk Spire

SHBT to take over the Tron Kirk on the Royal Mile, Edinburgh

Posted on: 24.05.21

The City of Edinburgh Council has given the green light to the Scottish Historic Buildings Trust to take forward a project to restore the much-loved Tron Kirk on Edinburgh’s Royal Mile.

Performers at Riddle's Court during the Edinburgh Fringe Festival

PQA Venues @Riddle’s Court returns to the Fringe and announces its 2019 line-up

Posted on: 03.08.19

PQA Venues @Riddle’s Court has a jam-packed and vibrant programme of entertainment planned for this August, as it continues its partnership with the Scottish Historic Buildings Trust.

Custom House Exterior

Richard Murphy Architects appointed to design vision for Leith Custom House

Posted on: 30.07.19

SHBT are delighted to announce the appointment of Richard Murphy Architects to undertake a feasibility study for Custom House in Leith.

Upcoming Events

Dalkeith Palace Scan

Technology and the Country House: Understanding Design and Materiality with Drones, LiDAR and 3D Scanning

Event Date: 15.6.22

Event Venue: Online

Dan Bochman explores the use of drones, LiDAR and 3D Scanning to better understand the design and materiality of country houses. About this event Advancements in digital technology and the […]

Strathleven House from above

Ghosts of Strathleven: Colonial History and Approaches to Heritage

Event Date: 31.5.22

Event Venue: Online

Esmé Coppock investigates stories of colonial exploitation, and searches for approaches to heritage which recognise this past. About this event Thomas F. Gieryn eloquently wrote that buildings ‘are forever objects […]

Patrick Geddes' stained glass window at Riddle's Court

Book Launch – The Valley Section of Patrick Geddes

Event Date: 26.5.22

Event Venue: Riddle’s Court

Walter Stephen presents his new book ‘The Valley Section of Patrick Geddes’ at Riddle’s Court in Edinburgh.